Baptist Health Nursing Research Projects

Our Center for Research and Grants oversees all clinical studies carried out at Baptist Health, including nursing research, and evaluates their findings.
    • Will Pediatric Advanced Life Support for Pharmacist Education in Conjunction with Mock Codes Increase Personal Perception of Effectiveness and Locus of Control?
    • BCH ED Charge Nurse Development Program: A Study on Increased Confidence and Program Evaluation
    • Creation of a Blood Culture Task Force and Its Impact on Contamination Rates
    • Is It Time to Get Out the Big Guns? The Efficacy of Intraosseous Access in the Emergency Department
    • Nurse Perceptions of the AccuVein 300 in Assisting with Intravenous Insertion and/or Phlebotomy
    • Got the Message? Texting Versus Talking
    • Postpartum Depression: Assessing for Risk
    • A Comparison Of Occupational Stressors, Stress Perception Levels and Coping Styles of Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Generation Y Med-Surg Nurses
    • Perceptions of Quality Stroke Education Through the Implementation of a Patient and Family Interactive Stroke Booklet
    • Nurse/Physician Communication in the Emergency Department: Two Men in a Burning House Must Not Stop to Argue
    • Characteristics of Hospitalized Elderly Patients in an Acute Care Setting
    • Family Presence During Resuscitation in the Adult Emergency Department
    • A Comparison of Electromagnetic Enteral Access Device Images to Abdominal Radiograph Images for Accuracy in Post-Pyloric Bedside Placement of Small Bore Enteral Tubes
    • Expanding RN Scope of Practice: Nursing Workforce Survey of Genomic Knowledge Attitudes and Practices
    • Standardizing Morse Fall Scale Assessment Among Registered Nurses
    • Pre-Operative Stoma Teaching. Does It Really Make a Difference?
    • Osteoporosis Awareness Study: Do Patients and Families Understand the Underlying Cause of an Incident Fracture?
    • Does the Use of Pain Boards Improve a Patient’s Perceptions of Inpatient Pain Management?
    • Evidence-based Practice at the Bedside: Competency of the Clinical Educator and Patient Outcome Facilitator

    • Care in the eICU: eICU Clinical Outcomes and Satisfaction
    • Efficacy of Early Intervention Bundles in Patients Identified with Severe Sepsis or Septic Shock
    • Improving Ventilator Management and Preventing Injury to Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure (also Known as Lung Injury Knowledge Network or LINK) Multinational, Multisite
    • Nurse Executive Academy: Nurse Leader’s Perception of the Talent Management Development Program
    • Patterns of Indications for Vitamin D Levels in the Acute Care Setting: A Pilot Study in the Application of Data Mining
    • Patient Falls and Staff Injuries: Evaluating Trends and Associations
    • Assessing Moral Distress Among Healthcare Professionals at a Health System
    • The Effectiveness of the Tyron Hula-Hoop Axis Tool (HAT): Identifying the Ventricular Axis on a 12-Lead EKG at the Completion of a Cardiac Interpretation Course Series and a Human Patient Simulation Scenario for Specialty Academy Registered Nurses
    • My Unlimited Potential: A Multidisciplinary Approach Toward Decreasing the Risk of Chronic Disease in the Workplace
    • The Influence of a Critical Care Educational Program Using a Human Patient Simulator in Developing Skills of Students in Crisis Resources Management
    • The Effect of Nighttime Use of Earplugs on Delirium and Sleep Perception in Older Intensive Care Unit Patients: A Randomized Controlled Study
    • Creation of an Assessment Tool for Implementation and Evaluation of Unit-Based Competency: Nurses' and Nursing Leadership’s Perception of Unit-Based Competency Compared to Traditional Skills Fair
    • Exploration of Heart Failure Patients Perspective of Discharge Planning and Hospital Recidivism
    • Selected Predictors of Empowerment Among Nurse Managers
    • Children's Responses to Sibling Death in NICU/PICU in 3 Racial/Ethnic Groups
    • Cobedding: Does Policy Affect Nurse Attitude and Perception?
    • Identifying a Nursing Research Agenda for Baptist Health
    • Action to Mentor Survey: Perceptions of Leadership in a Hospital System
    • Nurses' Risk of Compassion Fatigue and Its Perceived Impact on Patient Care and Nurse Retention
    • Content Validity of the Tryon Hula-Hoop Axis Tool
    • Merging Departments: An Assessment of the Barriers Faced by Radiation Therapists at Baptist and South Miami Hospital
    • Reproducing the Framingham Risk Equations in White Hispanic Women to Explore Estimated Cardiovascular Risk and Compare Them to White Hispanic Men and White Non-Hispanic Women and Men

    • Development of a Tool for Identifying Patients Eligible for Care of the Older Adult Sitter Services in an Acute Care Hospital
    • Characteristics of Patients and Outcomes of Ultrasound-Assisted Peripheral IV Insertion
    • Clinical Partners' Perceptions of Patient Assignments According to Acuity Level
    • Phase 1: Construction of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) Questionnaire to Identify the Salient Behavioral, Normative and Control Beliefs of the Medical/Surgical Nurse to Partner with Patients During Change of Shift Report
    • Discharge Process and Patient Satisfaction on Telemetry Unit

    • Measuring Unit Practice Council Functionality: A Pilot Study
    • Scale-Skin Changes at Life's End: Educational Intervention for Critical Care Registered Nurses and Medical Surgical Registered Nurses
    • Development of a Perinatal Acuity Scoring Tool (PAST)

    • A Rural Hospital’s Understanding of Shared Governance
    • Barriers to Research at a Small Rural Community Hospital

    • Measuring Unit Practice Council Functionality: A Pilot Study
    • Hyperglycemia Protocol: Effect on Glycemic Control among Med-Surg Patients
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation's Enrollment Barriers of the Post-Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Patients
    • Beyond the Braden Scale: Effectiveness of a Small Group Educational Program on Neuro Nurses' Braden Risk Assessment Scores and Number of Preventive Nursing Interventions
    • Healthcare Response in Addressing the Needs of the Blind and Visually Impaired: A Retrospective Analysis of a One-Group Pretest-Post-Design

    • Will Installation of Medication Cabinets in Medical-Surgical Patients' Rooms Increase Nurses' Satisfaction with the Medication Administration System Without Altering Charge Accuracy?
    • Shared Governance Equals Shared Decision; Is It or Is It Not?
    • The Experiences and Meaning of Being Cared for in the Emergency Room of Hispanic Women Living with a Chronic Disease or Condition
    • Effects of Supplemental Breast Milk on Newborn Outcomes Compared to On-Demand-Only Breastfeeding or Supplemental Formula

Research Fellowship

Nurses and allied health professionals are invited to apply for a two-year research fellowship designed to develop clinical leaders by helping them create, evaluate and implement evidence-based clinical changes. Each year, the Fellows are chosen following the submission of their application and a panel interview conducted by the program director, coordinator and Baptist Health’s research specialists.

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